Definition of Pythonic?

Emmanuel Surleau emmanuel.surleau at
Sat Apr 11 16:08:49 CEST 2009

Hi there,

I'm starting an exploratory foray into Python, being generally dissatisfied 
with the Ruby ecosystem (while the language is wonderful, third party 
libraries and documentation are not).

Having written a few trivial scripts in Python, I'm curious as to how you 
would sum up the Pythonic philosophy of development. Judging from Python, it 
seems to exclude (mostly) "magical" variables like '$.'. Is this right? What 
else would you include in this definition?



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